Should We Be Cleaning Up At The Doctor’s Office?

Would you go on a corner and when you come across a stranger, ask them to hand you their shirt or jacket, put your left arm in and squeeze your arm with your right hand for a few seconds and release, then take the shirt or jacket off and continue this with every stranger you…

My Week After Barium

This week I had to have a CT Scan of the abdomen for a pain I have been getting in my lower right abdomen for the past six weeks. The scan required that I take a barium solution, and I earlier blogged about my dislike of barium solutions, mostly for its taste and texture. With…

Twitting Me Out Of My Mind

I recently decided to look on Twitter for people who tweet about sarcoidosis, and my search returned tons of people with the phrase “Sarcoidosis Remission – Aden Protocol: At last people can stop the terrible suffering of sarcoidosis.“. I went to the site and yes there is information on how to reverse the effects of…

Scanning For Aliens

Monday is test number two in this group of tests that I am having done. It’s a CT scan of the abdomen. No food four hours before and I have to drink the delicious barium solution an hour before the scan. I’m being sarcastic. Ever had that stuff? They can disguise it as much as…

Just Gonna Go With The Flow

It seems to happen once a year, but it seems to be happening earlier than the previous years. It’s when my body just for no apparent reason seems to go into a tail spin. I just never feel right and doctors can’t really tell what’s going on. They do a bunch of tests and then…

He’s Baaaccckkk!!!

I was not feeling well last week. My breathing was somewhat tight and I had a constant  need to clear my throat, and just generally was feeling very tired. I went to my doctor and he performed a whole bunch of blood tests and x-rays blah blah blah, to make sure I was not having a sarcoidosis flare up….

I Knew There Was Something Fishy

In February I wrote a post entitled “There’s Something Fishy About My Cholesterol”, where I wrote about the change in cholesterol numbers for the worse after being on Lovaza, a prescription fish oil supplement. One of the side effects of Lovaza is an increase of bad cholesterol, and ever since I was on Lovaza, for…